Posts Tagged ‘trackem tigers’

Will Marshall Play?

By Posted on: July 21st, 2014 in Football 15 Comments »

If I were a betting man, I’d say that starting Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall will sit for the opener against Arkansas. While athletic department policy says a suspension is not required, something tells me Gus Malzahn will send a message to his team.The fact that he has Jeremy Johnson as the backup makes the decision Continue Story…

A Pot Smoking, Flora-Bama Kind of Weekend

By Posted on: July 14th, 2014 in Football 14 Comments »
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There’s a cloud hanging over the start of today’s SEC Media Days event. A cloud of marijuana smoke. Just when we thought this year’s event was going to be a ho-hum affair, Nick Marshall gets cited for smoking pot behind his over-tinted car windows.Cue the drama.The gripping misdemeanor over the weekend threatened to overshadow a Continue Story…

The Real Definition of Rich

By Posted on: July 7th, 2014 in Football 3 Comments »
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Society has its own definition of rich. The visual images include big homes, foreign cars, swimming pools and vacation cottages. Last week, Phillip Lutzenkirchen gave us the real image of rich. Looking at those pictures of a full high school football stadium in Atlanta during his memorial service, you realized this young man was among Continue Story…

Nostalgia Friday: 1972 Sugar Bowl

By Posted on: June 27th, 2014 in Football 1 Comment »

Our Nostalgia Friday pieces typically highlight Auburn victories from years past. Today we take a look at a loss. The footage here from the 1972 Sugar Bowl between Auburn and Oklahoma is just too good to pass up regardless of the outcome.The 1971 season will be remembered as the Heisman Trophy winning year of Pat Continue Story…

Will You Be Able to See the SEC Network?

By Posted on: June 23rd, 2014 in Football 9 Comments »
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Yesterday I found myself starring semi-comatose at the Belgium-Russia World Cup Soccer match. This is what happens to college football fans in the summer. You sit in front of the television for six hours watching a sport you don’t understand and then walk away speaking with a British accent.The good news is that Auburn kicks-off Continue Story…

Nostalgia Friday: 1994 Auburn vs. Florida

By Posted on: June 20th, 2014 in Football 4 Comments »

The 1994 edition of Auburn vs. Florida will go down as one of the most exciting wins of the decade. Terry Bowden’s Tigers came to Gainesville riding a 16-game winning streak and most everyone expected it to come to an end against the top-ranked Gators.Led by quarterback Patrick Nix, Auburn came into the game a Continue Story…

Las Vegas Jumps on the Auburn Bandwagon

By Posted on: June 16th, 2014 in Football 4 Comments »
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While it’s great that Auburn is getting a lot of preseason love from the media, remember these are the same people who said the Tigers would be lucky to grab six wins a year ago. Now Las Vegas is getting in on the act.The Golden Nugget Casino in Las Vegas has released early lines on Continue Story…

Nostalgia Friday: 1983 Iron Bowl

By Posted on: June 13th, 2014 in Football 8 Comments »

Today we go back 31 years to 1983. Can it really have been that long? The 1983 Auburn football team remains one of my all-time favorites. It was the year Auburn broke out of its hibernation and claimed its first SEC title since 1957.The 1983 Iron Bowl was a classic and will be forever remembered Continue Story…